Category: Money

The Financials Behind Owning a McMansion

The Financials Behind Owning a McMansion

[ALL photos and respective rights were taken from Kate via McMansion Hell] This Martin Luther King Monday is our official, guilt-free, lay around the house like a lazy cat day. For the few golden hours of waiting for our laundry to finish, my husband and I […]

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9 Second Hand Stuff We Use Everyday At Home

9 Second Hand Stuff We Use Everyday At Home

I never knew how many free and secondhand things we used as the family until now. As I took a stroll around my home after Christmas holiday it occurred to me that a good percentage of our possessions were second handed in nature. I started tallying […]

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Make Money on Rover With These 15 Pet Sitting Tips

Make Money on Rover With These 15 Pet Sitting Tips

  As some of you might know one of my goals for 2018 was to try my hand at making extra income from home. I will give practical and honest ways on how anyone could make extra money on the side. This extra income project was […]

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December Family Income Report – Bye Bye 2017!

December Family Income Report – Bye Bye 2017!

Hiya! We’re back among the beautiful evergreens of Washington state now. It’s chilly here compare to the comfortable California “winters” of 60 degrees in the daytime. We didn’t make the unusual net worth gains like we did in the last 3 months. In November, we crossed […]

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What I Learned From a Fear of ‘Stuff’ This Christmas

What I Learned From a Fear of ‘Stuff’ This Christmas

We’re still away in California, good children. I wanted to throw a quick lesson out there that’s been plaguing me for a few days. I try to not judge what people do with their money as long as they are on good financial standing but […]

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How The Millionaires Next Door Do Christmas

How The Millionaires Next Door Do Christmas

My own family composes of first-generation immigrants. The only thing I remember celebrating as a child was New Year’s – not the one on January 1st. Chinese people celebrate Chinese New Years in February. By celebrate, I meant we lit an incense and watched Chinese New […]

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Visualizing Your Money with Mr. Hankey

Visualizing Your Money with Mr. Hankey

Oh no, I meant Mr. Sankey! I’m sorry but ever since I saw the name of this graph I wanted to make this joke. Terrible, I know. I call it Mr. Sankey because if you are familiar with Mr. Hankey from South Park (a piece of […]

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The 2018 Family – Financial – Blog Goals List

The 2018 Family – Financial – Blog Goals List

I didn’t procure any solid goals for us in 2017. I am not the type to write out any clear goals but there are definitely more things going on in my life today than 1 year ago. I’m glad I wrote out this goals post […]

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